The Chicago Sky made an emphatic return from the Olympic break, downing the Seattle Storm 87-85 in overtime on Sunday.
Allie Quigley drained five 3-pointers on 41.7 percent shooting to lead the Sky from beyond the arc. The veteran guard scored 17 points and added eight rebounds and four assists.
.@alliequigley has cut the game to 3 ‼️The Storm lead the Sky 79-76 with 1:11 to go in the 4Q on ABC 📺 pic.twitter.com/ruojGh9PGN— WNBA (@WNBA) August 15, 2021
.@alliequigley has cut the game to 3 ‼️The Storm lead the Sky 79-76 with 1:11 to go in the 4Q on ABC 📺 pic.twitter.com/ruojGh9PGN
Kahleah Copper led the Sky in points with 19, shooting 46.7 percent from the field.
Candace Parker showed up for Chicago as well, notching 12 points and nine rebounds. Parker moved to 8th in all-time league rebound leaders with 3016.
That @Sloot22 and @Candace_Parker connection ✨📺 ABC pic.twitter.com/RC2R5h5Ivi— WNBA (@WNBA) August 15, 2021
That @Sloot22 and @Candace_Parker connection ✨📺 ABC pic.twitter.com/RC2R5h5Ivi
Jewell Loyd and Ezi Magbegor came up clutch for the Storm, with Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart out resting after the Olympics. The duo combined for 47 points, with each scoring in the 20-point range. However, Loyd and Magbegor’s offensive efforts weren’t enough to hold off a surging Chicago Sky.
JEWELL. LOYD. DAGGER. 🗡️🗡️🗡️@jewellloyd x #TakeCover pic.twitter.com/fetPjLJXHl— Seattle Storm (@seattlestorm) August 15, 2021
JEWELL. LOYD. DAGGER. 🗡️🗡️🗡️@jewellloyd x #TakeCover pic.twitter.com/fetPjLJXHl
Sunday’s victory marks the Sky’s first OT win of the season.
Next up: The Chicago Sky will host the Dallas Wings on Tuesday. The Seattle Storm will take on the New York Liberty on Wednesday.